March 19, 1926 - February 3, 2018
Maxine (Mac) Franklin, age 91, of Elsberry passed away February 3, 2018 at the Elsberry Health Care Center in Elsberry, MO. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Barrett Dodd officiating. Burial will be in the Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be held from 5:00pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Maxine was born March 19, 1926 in Womack, MO, the daughter of Demps Lee and Lora Elizabeth Cornman Hale. She married William A. Franklin March 4, 1943. He preceded her in death July 31, 2003. Survivors include children Gary Franklin (Linda Sue) of Bowling Green, Janie McDaniels of Wright City, Thomas Wayne Franklin of Farber and Leah Schaefferkoetter (Danny) of Bowling Green; 8 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; brother Donald Kuykendall of Maryland Heights; sister Leona Stacey (Robert) of Chicago, IL; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson Tim Franklin; 2 sisters and 2 brothers. Maxine grew up in Glenn Allen, MO and was baptized in 1938 in the Castor River. She lived in Overland, MO for 20 years before moving to Farmington in 1971. She later lived in Belle, MO for 17 years and spent the last 19 years in Louisville. She was a member of the St. Ann Baptist Church from 1954 until 1971 where she was involved in the youth and adult choir, playing piano. Maxine enjoyed gardening, quilting, canning and growing strawberries. She was famous for her biscuits. Maxine and her husband did a lot with youth ministry, taking kids camping and sledding down Art Hill in St. Louis. She was currently a member of the Millcreek Baptist Church. Serving as pallbearers will be Samuel Franklin, Ira Franklin, Richard Franklin, Danny Schaefferkoetter, Douglas McLaughlin and Justin Schaefferkoetter. Memorials may be made to the Missouri Baptist Home in Ironton, MO.
Maxine (Mac) Franklin, age 91, of Elsberry passed away February 3, 2018 at the Elsberry Health Care Center in Elsberry, MO. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green... View Obituary & Service Information
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